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Current person in role: Jar Turner (2015-present)

Daily Local News – January 20, 2016

In a new study Indiana University scientists have discovered that information in the brain travels through hubs not unlike air traffic; The Sustainability Coordinator for the city of Bloomington, Jacqui Bauer, presented the Bloomington Commission on Sustainability with information about the city’s development of a Certified Tech Park last week; In 2015 investigators with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security …

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Local Live – Unholy UFO

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Unholy UFO lands inside WFHB’s Local Live studio for a live performance and interview! SONGS 1. Everyday 2. Leaves Are Gone 3. It’s Happening 4. Local Idiot 5. Abraham’s Tent 6. Grass Fed God Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion

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Books Unbound – ‘Hospital Sketches’ by Louisa May Alcott, Part One

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Beloved as the author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott drew on her service as a Union nurse during the Civil War for her first major literary success. Published in 1863, Hospital Sketches is a fictionalized memoir of her experiences, cut short when she was stricken by typhoid fever. Her health was permanently damaged by the mercury compound used at …

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Hola Bloomington – January 15, 2016

WFHB Community Radio’s Spanish language news & public affairs program  Locutores de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa y Carlos Bakota platican sobre nuevos acontecimientos y noticias relevantes a nuestro estado, país, y ciudad. Además hablan sobre la agenda del nuevo alcalde de Bloomington, John Hamilton.  Hola Bloomington’s hosts Minerva Sosa and Carlos Bakota talk about current events and updates relating to our nation, state and …

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Daily Local News – January 13, 2016

Bloomingfoods has announced it’s hiring a permanent general manager, nine months after the resignation of longtime GM George Huntington;The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation is launching a year long initiative this MLK Day;Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton has launched a new feature for the City of Bloomington’s website, aimed at providing greater transparency and accountability. FEATURE Last night Indiana Governor Mike …

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Hola Bloomington – January 8, 2016

WFHB Community Radio’s Spanish language news & public affairs program. Locutores de HOLA Bloomington Israel Herrera, Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Carlos Bakota platican con Christie Popp sobre las recientes redades. Se hablo de cuales son sus derechos y que hacer es detenido por inmigración. Hola Bloomington hosts Israel Herrera, Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Carlos Bakota talk with Christie Popp about …

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Local Live – Wet Heave

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Straight from the garage and into our Firehouse Studio, Wet Heave brings the raw and the fierce to WFHB’s Local Live. SONGS 1. Russian Girl 2. Grace Under Greg 3. Work of Art 4. Cowboy 5. Chimney Sweep 6. Rubber Room Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan Withered, and Adam Reichle Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer …

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Top Stories of 2015 – Poverty, Homelessness and the Law

WFHB is counting down the most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. This is number 1 on our countdown. It’s no longer news that Bloomington lacks a low-barrier homeless shelter for seven months out of the year. The city just experienced its third summer in a row without …

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Top Stories of 2015: A Local Response to Police Violence

WFHB is counting down the most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. National and local news outlets, as well as social media, are increasingly covering, discussing and debating the issue of police violence against African Americans. The problem is not new. But the police killing of Michael Brown …

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Top Stories of 2015: Sexual Assault Continues to Plague Bloomington

WFHB is counting down the most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Sexual assault featured prominently again in our headlines throughout 2015. From issues of sexual assault and policy changes on Indiana University’s campus to the tragic murder/suicide of two immigrants, these are some of the biggest stories …

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